The basic rights of humans to equality, liberty, dignity and political expression have been debated by philosophers and political figures throughout history. Wars and revolutions have been fought to attain and preserve them. Yet millions of people throughout the world are still unjustly imprisoned, tortured and killed for their beliefs.
Shifting gears? How Cuba-U.S. rapprochement is playing out at the Human Rights Council
January 27, 2016, Ashley Miller and Ted Piccone
The long-overdue shift in U.S.-Cuba relations advances their shared interests and over time may position them to work together toward a more cooperative future. But have these important bilateral developments had a ripple effect at the multilateral level, especially at the United Nations and its Human Rights Council?
Testimony | Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission
November 3, 2015, Shadi Hamid
Testimony | House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats
February 12, 2015, Richard D. Kauzlarich
Testimony | Congressional-Executive Commission on China
March 5, 2012, Roberta Cohen
Testimony | House Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigations and on the Middle East and South Asia, Committee on Foreign Affairs
December 7, 2011, Elizabeth Ferris
October 25, 2011, Ted Piccone
Testimony | House Committee on Foreign Affairs
March 3, 2011, Ted Piccone
July 22, 2009, Suzanne Maloney
Testimony | United States Commission on International Religious Freedom
February 21, 2008, Suzanne Maloney
Testimony | House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight and The House Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
October 18, 2007, Daniel Benjamin
Testimony | Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
July 26, 2007, Daniel L. Byman
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